Diverse Issues in Higher Education

Publication covering racial issues in higher education.

Articles from Vol. 24, No. 13, August 9

A Conversation with Dr. Betty Siegel
Dr. Betty Siegel, president emeritus of Kennesaw State University in Georgia, has been logging many miles in her retirement, in many cases to promote and help implement First-Year academies. She spent three months in South Africa and most recently traveled...
A Conversation with Dr. Betty Sigel
Dr. Betty Siegel, president emeritus of Kennesaw State University in Georgia, has been logging many miles in her retirement, in many cases to promote and help implement First-Year academies. She spent three months in South Africa and most recently...
A Rich History
Texas HBCUs continue their mission of educating African-American students, while at the same time responding to the state's changing demographics.Huston-Tillotson UniversityPresident: Dr. Larry L. EarvinFounded: 1952Location: AustinHuston-Tillotson University...
A Rich History: Texas HBCUs Continue Their Mission of Educating African-American Students, While at the Same Time Responding to the State's Changing Demographics
Huston-Tillotson University President: Dr. Larry L. Earvin Founded: 1952 Location: Austin Huston-Tillotson University describes itself as a multicultural, multiethnic and multifaith institution," but its historically Black university status...
Congress Looking at Ease Burden on Low-Income Students: Lesser-Publicized Elements of College Cost Reduction Act Would Benefit Part-Time Students
Part-time and community college students--who often face some of the greatest barriers to persistence in college--will be among the major winners if higher education legislation on Capitol Hill becomes law. Legislation in the House and Senate has...
Congress Looking to Ease Burden on Low-Income Students
Lesser-publicized elements of College Cost Reduction Act would benefit part-time students.Part-time and community college students - who often face some of the greatest barriers to persistence in college - will be among the major winners if higher education...
Deep in the Heart of Texas Higher Education
We are "on the road again" with our state editions and, as evident by our cover, we are focusing on the state of Texas. First, let me add a disclaimer. When we embark on these editions, it's impossible to cover an entire state and feature every...
Finding Florida's Lost Settlement
A six-member team is searching for evidence of a community of former African slaves and American Indians.The sound waves bouncing back to the underwater sonar device revealed a massive object laying at the murky bottom of the Manatee River, near East...
Finding Florida's Lost Settlement: A Six-Member Team Is Searching for Evidence of a Community of Former African Slaves and American Indians
The sound waves bouncing back to the underwater sonar device revealed a massive object laying at the murky bottom of the Manatee River, near East Bradenton, Fla. While the indistinct image could have been nothing more than normal debris, the six-member...
Grants & Gifts
The COMMUNITY COLLEGE OF BALTIMORE COUNTY has received a $295,328 grant from the Maryland Higher Education Commission to fund an online course aimed at increasing the number of nurses in the state. The new course, which helps paramedics transition into...
Highlighting the Value of Diversity in Acadamia
A mandate from the top down remains key to the successful implementation of diversity initiatives.IT IS MY BELIEF THAT THERE REMAINS MUCH WORK TO BE DONE IN, THE AREA OF DIVERSITY AND multiculturalism in higher education. In 2007, there continues to...
Highlighting the Value of Diversity in Acadamia: A Mandate from the Top Down Remains Key to the Successful Implementation of Diversity Initiatives
IT IS MY BELIEF THAT THERE REMAINS MUCH WORK TO BE DONE IN THE AREA OF DIVERSITY AND multiculturalism in higher education. In 2007, there continues to be any number of community colleges and four-year institutions that have yet to even acknowledge...
Letters
SUPREME COURT REJECTS SCHOOL RACE PLANSDIVERSEEDUCATION.COM, JUNE 28, 2007The decision by the U.S. Supreme Court is not at all strange when taking into account the actions of the Court since the retirement of Chief Justice Warren Burger and the ensuing...
The Evolution of a Texas HBCU
NOW MAJORITY HISPANIC, THE HISTORICALLY BLACK ST. PHILIP'S COLLEGE HAS POSITIONED ITSELF TO SERVE AN INCREASINGLY DIVERSE SAN ANTONIO POPULATION.Though many smaller HBCUs are facing ongoing crises as funding and enrollment continue to dwindle, St. Philip's...
The Evolution of a Texas HBCU: Now Majority Hispanic, the Historically Black St. Philip's College Has Positioned Itself to Serve an Increasingly Diverse San Antonio Population
Though many smaller HBCUs are facing ongoing crises as funding and enrollment continue to dwindle, St. Philip's College in San Antonio has found a way to thrive. Founded in 1898 by the Episcopal Church as a sewing school for Black girls, St. Philip's...
Tricky Times for the Top 10 Percent Program
Both supporters and critics of Texas' Top 10 Percent law have been surprised at its popularity, but some UT officials and legislators would like to see the program scaled back.As a Texas state legislator, Jim McReynolds, D-Lufkin, knows a thing or two...
Tricky Times for the Top 10 Percent Program: Both Supporters and Critics of Texas' Top 10 Percent Law Have Been Surprised at Its Popularity, but Some UT Officials and Legislators Would like to See the Program Scaled Back
As a Texas state legislator, Jim McReynolds, D-Lufkin, knows a thing or two about influencing the voting positions of his colleagues. This past spring, when Texas House members sought to scale back the state's Top 10 Percent program, McReynolds jumped...
UVa's Martin Lends Expertise to Virginia Tech Panel
One of the nation's preeminent authorities on emergency medicine, Dr. Marcus Martin aims to help the panel learn from the tragedy.Dr. Marcus Martin was already effortlessly juggling three balls as a professor and an administrator in two offices at the...
UVa's Martin Lends Expertise to Virginia Tech Panel: One of the Nation's Preeminent Authorities on Emergency Medicine, Dr. Marcus Martin Aims to Help the Panel Learn from the Tragedy
Dr. Marcus Martin was already effortlessly juggling three balls as a professor and an administrator in two offices at the University of Virginia. Then, in the wake of the tragedy at Virginia Tech on April 16, Gov. Tim Kaine tossed another ball into...
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